Forensic Toxicology and Chemistry
Objectives/roles of both jobs
Toxicology encompasses theoretical considerations, methods and procedures from many disciplines including analytical chemistry, biochemistry, epidemiology, pharmacodynamics, pathology, and physiology.
Chemistry uses many different analytical methods may be used to reveal what chemical changes occurred during an incident, and so help reconstruct the sequence of events.
toxicology: it is concerned with how toxins act when their effects occur and what the symptoms and treatments are for poisoning. it also involves the identification of the substances involved.
Chemistry: they perform toxicology test, exam and test fingerprints they also examine machines that assess alcohol incase of a drinking and driving incident. also they evaluate evidence an put it together from a crime scene.